1750-1760 ca. Brown Silk Brocade Stays. With Both Front and Back Lacings. Georgian Era Underclothing. Silk stays with a small repeat floral brocade in rose, white, and green. Cream leather backed waist tabs, stitched eyelets, and with pink and tan linings.Continue reading →
1820s Woman’s Lace Trimmed Pantalettes.
Two separate legs attached to waistband with crotch open, leg hems have bands of needle run lace.Continue reading →
1815 ca. Tiny Coin Purse, French.
Beadwork coin purse on a pinchbeck frame, probably brought back to England from a Grand Tour of Europe.
The purse has a little French house and tree in the beaded design with an individual tiny gilt flower that ornaments the buttery gilt inner frame.
The purse has an innovational button opener and snap closure.
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1820-1840 ca. Hand-Embroidered Wedding Corset, Connecticut, USA. Ivory cotton covered with hand embroidery, including love birds on hearts, front pocket for busk, eyelets for back lacing.Continue reading →
18th Century Gentleman’s Wedding Suit.
Typical of the type of outfit a gentleman in the Georgian Era would wear to a wedding or important event. The jacket flares from the waist into multiple folds to give easier movement and the front has a long line of matching buttons. The breeches have a buttoning front flap. Part of the costume collection at Ham House, Surrey, UK. Part of the National Trust, UK. nationaltrustimages.org.ukContinue reading →
“Beau” Brummell (7 June 1778 – 30 March 1840)
- Iconic figure of the Regency Era in England.
- Friend of the Prince Regent, the future King George IV.
- Champion of understated but perfectly fitted and tailored bespoke garments.